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Jesse Salomon proposes law on police discipline


Last updated 1/20/2022 at 10:04am

Rep. Jesse Salomon (D-Shoreline)

Legislation introduced early this session by Sen. Jesse Salomon (D-Shoreline) would restrict avenues used by police who have been disciplined by their superiors to overturn or reduce those disciplinary actions and gain reinstatement despite serious misconduct.

Salomon represents a southern portion of Edmonds as part of the 32nd Legislative District.

Salomon, in a news release, pointed to a recent example: The City of Kent has been unable to resolve the case of an assistant police chief accused of multiple acts of on-duty displays of pro-Nazi insignia.

Kent Assistant Police Chief Derek Kamme...

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